Teaching Money Management to Children with Judy Lawrence, M.S.Ed.

Building your children’s money-related behaviors and beliefs

Spectrum Podcasts audio linkEpisode Summary: Financial coach and counselor Judy Lawrence helps explore some of the issues and challenges related to promoting financial responsibility and money management skills in children. This program offers practical ideas for helping kids of all ages learn to appreciate and manage money, exploring issues such as planning and saving, allowance, financial responsibility and modeling, and issues such as parental modeling, upbringing, and personal attitudes and history with money and finances that can challenge adults to have positive, consistent practices and behaviors related to money and their children. 

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lawrence_photoJudy Lawrence, M.S.Ed.

Web site: www.moneytracker.com
Email: judy@moneytracker.com

Judy Lawrence is a Financial Coach with a Masters degree in Counseling. Her book, The Budget Kit: Common Cents Money Management Workbook, has sold over 500,000 copies and has been in print for three decades. She has appeared on CNBC, Style Network, many news networks and more. Her down-to-earth style through her books, coaching and seminars has helped thousands of couples, individuals and small business owners nationwide get out of debt, gain financial control, create a solid, workable financial program and develop a healthy relationship with money, ultimately guiding people towards more financial peace of mind.

For more information, see the article by Judy Lawrence on this site: “5 Tips for Raising Fiscally Sound Children.”

This program was recorded on September 26, 2011. The content is also available on the Energize Students Web site.

© 2012, Dr. Jane Bluestein, Father Sky Media.

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Related links:

5 Tips for Raising Fiscally Sound Children” by Judy Lawrence.

7 Really Bad Money Habits You May (Accidentally) Be Teaching to Your Kids,” by Gerri Detweiler.

Jump$tart! Financial Smarts for Students. Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources. Jump$tart strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making. (888) 45-EDUCATE.

Money games for kids. Bankrate, Inc. is the Web’s leading aggregator of financial rate information, offers a video with suggestions for money-smart games and other resources to give kids help them learn about spending, saving, and shopping.

CNNMoney: Teaching Kids about Money. An article to help put your children on the road to handling money responsibly. Includes information on allowences, saving and spending, and credit and investing during the teen years.

Kids and Money.” Kiplinger, publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, offers a list of articles related to topics of kids and money, including maintaining financial security, financial literacy in schools, and what kids need to know about money and how to teach them.

Kids and Money: Preschoolers Through Teenagers.” Choose To Save® is an award-winning national public education and outreach program that is dedicated to raising awareness about the need to plan and save for long-term personal financial security. Offers user-friendly multimedia materials to help individuals plan and save for their financial future. Includes tips for taking advantage of “teachable money moments” with children, from preschoolers to teenagers. Addresses issues such as allowances, shopping, saving, going out to eat, and using an ATM. Click here for an exhaustive list of resources. (202) 659-0670.

11 Ways to Avoid Problems with your Children over Money and Buying.” Excerpt from The Parent’s Little Book of Lists by Dr. Jane Bluestein with practical tips for parents on spending, allowance, saving, and accountability.

Are You a Financial Fit for Each Other by Judy Lawrence

15 Ways to Feel Better About Money by Maura Captain.

How to Heal Your Dysfunctional Relationships with Money by Leah Manderson

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About Dr. Jane Bluestein

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6 thoughts on “Teaching Money Management to Children with Judy Lawrence, M.S.Ed.

    1. On behalf of the author, I thank you. Judy Lawrence has made a great contribution to this site. —Jane Bluestein

  1. Thanks, Jane. This is a very helpful article. I learn many new things from here. These new things are informative & really great. I loved your article.

    1. Once again, the article and knowledge is courtesy of my friend and colleague, Judy Lawrence. Thank you so much for taking the time to acknowledge her work. —Jane Bluestein

  2. Thank you very much for this beautiful article. This is really informative. I read the article & learn many new things from here. I appreciate your thoughts & views. Great job.

    1. All credit to Judy Lawrence for her practical wisdom. I will be sure she sees this. Thank you so much for visiting the site. —Jane Bluestein

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